(see also Tejano History, Life & Values)
On the Web: Specialized Sites
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
Beeth, Howard & Cary D. Wintz (eds.) Black Dixie: Afro-Texan History & Culture in Houston (College Station: Texas A&M, 1992).
Carleton, Don E. Red Scare! (Austin: Texas Monthly, 1985).
De León, Arnoldo. Ethnicity in the Sunbelt: Mexican Americans in Houston (College Station: Texass A&M, 2001).
Holland, Ada Morehead. Mr. Claude (College Station: Texas A&M, 1984).
Kellar, William Henry. Make Haste Slowly: Moderates, Conservatives & School Desegregation in Houston (College Station: Texas A&M, 1999).
Kreneck, Thomas H. Del Pueblo: A Pictorial History of Houston's Hispanic Community (Houston TX: Houston International U., 1989).
__________. Mexican American Odyssey: Félix Tijerina, Entrepreneur & Civic Leader, 1905-1965 (College Station: Texas A&M, 2001).
Marchiafava, Louis J. The Houston Police, 1878-1948 (Houston: William Marsh Rice U., 1977).
McComb, David G. Houston: A History (Austin: U. of Texas, 1981).
Pitre, Merline. In Struggle Against Jim Crow: Lulu B. White & the NAACP, 1900-1957 (College Station: Texas A&M, 1999).
San Miguel Jr., Guadalupe. Brown, Not White: School Integration & the Chicano Movement in Houston (College Station: Texas A&M, 2001).
von der Mehden, Fred R. (ed.) Ethnic Groups of Houston (Houston: Rice U., 1984).
Wood, Charles Roger. Down in Houston, Bayou City Blues (Austin: U. of Texas, 2003).
In the Library: Fiction
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In the Library: Poetry
In the Library: Drama
In the Library: Photography
"The Strange Demise of Jim Crow: How Houston Desegregated Its Public Accommodations, 1959-1963" , by U. of Texas Institute for Medical Humanities, 57m. From California Newsreel.
"Suburban Madness" , dir. Robert Dornhelm, 120m. Caricaturized version of suburban Houston life & "true" story of revenge killiing of an adulterous husband.
"Terms of Endearment" , dir. James L. Brooks, 132m. In video stores.
"Urban Cowboy" , dir. James Bridges, 132m. In video stores.